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Live auction - bgr_553368 - SICILY - SYRACUSE Hemilitron

SICILY - SYRACUSE Hemilitron AU
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bgr_553368
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Type : Hemilitron
Date: c. 295-289 AC.
Mint name / Town : Syracuse, Sicile
Metal : copper
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 7,54 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire, idéalement centré des deux côtés. Revers finement détaillé et bien venu à la frappe. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Luc Corso

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête d'Artémis (Diane) à droite, avec boucles d'oreille et collier ; le carquois est visible derrière la tête sur le cou ; grènetis circulaire.
Obverse legend : SWTEIRA.
Obverse translation : (salvatrice).

Reverse


Reverse description : Foudre ailé ; grènetis circulaire.
Reverse legend : AGAQOKLES// BASILEOS.
Reverse translation : (Agathoklès roi).

Historical background


SICILY - SYRACUSE

(317-289 BC)

Agathokles, tyrant of Syracuse (317-305 avant J.-C.)

Agathokles had seized power in Syracuse in 317 BC and took the title of king in 305 BC In 310, the tyrant invaded North Africa and attack Carthage, but it is defeated in 307 and must retire in Sicily. Peace, signed the following year with the hereditary enemy, devotes the Agathokles hegemony over the whole of Sicily.

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